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Some recent homebuyers will find rate hikes painful as mortgages go up: BoC

OTTAWA — Recent homebuyers with variable-rate mortgages will find the adjustment to higher interest rates more painful, said Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Rogers.
Taylor Swift ticket trouble could drive political engagement

Taylor Swift ticket trouble could drive political engagement

Some of Taylor Swift’s fans want you to know three things: They’re not still 16, they have careers and resources and, right now, they’re angry. That’s a powerful political motivator, researchers say. Look what Ticketmaster made them do.
Canadian retail sales down 0.5% in September, led by drop in sales at gas stations

Canadian retail sales down 0.5% in September, led by drop in sales at gas stations

OTTAWA — Retail sales fell 0.5 per cent to $61.1 billion in September led by a drop in sales at gas stations along with food and beverage stores, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.
Q&A: Padma Lakshmi donates to provide equal opportunities

Q&A: Padma Lakshmi donates to provide equal opportunities

Padma Lakshmi's career has been filled with highlights, from creating the Hulu series “Taste the Nation” to hosting “Top Chef” to writing a best-selling memoir and numerous cookbooks.
Stocks are mostly higher in the early going on Wall Street

Stocks are mostly higher in the early going on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in the early going on Wall Street but trading remained unsteady ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. The S&P 500 was holding on to a gain of 0.
Spin Master buying Canadian puzzle company 4D Brands International

Spin Master buying Canadian puzzle company 4D Brands International

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp. says it has signed a deal to buy Canadian puzzle company 4D Brands International Inc. Financial terms of the agreement for the maker of three dimensional model construction kits were not immediately available.
George Weston reports third-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago

George Weston reports third-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. reported a third-quarter profit available to common shareholders from continuing operations of $889 million, up from $238 million a year earlier. The company, which owns large interests in Loblaw Companies Ltd.
OECD forecast: High rates, inflation to slow world growth

OECD forecast: High rates, inflation to slow world growth

Hobbled by high interest rates, punishing inflation and Russia’s war against Ukraine , the world economy is expected to eke out only modest growth this year and to expand even more tepidly in 2023.
Reality TV's Chrisleys get hefty sentences in fraud case

Reality TV's Chrisleys get hefty sentences in fraud case

ATLANTA (AP) — Reality TV stars Todd and Julie Chrisley were sentenced Monday to lengthy prison terms after being convicted earlier this year on charges including bank fraud and tax evasion . U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,977.13, down 3.78): Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 28 cents, or 1.19 per cent, to $23.29 on 26 million shares.